We Know How Much Teens Love Selfies, But There's A Certain Type They Shouldn't Take
Selfies are one thing. Texting naked or semi-naked selfies is another. Even if your son or daughter isn't sending sexually suggestive messages or pictures, there's a pretty good chance they've received one. For a while, everyone was talking about kids and sexting, and then I think we sort of got used to the discussions ... and maybe even became desensitized to sexting. Let's not do that — because sexting has real-life consequences. Make sure your teens know what to do if they receive an…
Social Media Shaming as a Parenting Strategy | Parent Samurai
It can be difficult to get through to teens using traditional parenting strategies. Every parent knows how frustrating it can be to connect with…
“Let’s Talk About Sex:” Why It’s Important to Create an Open Dialogue With Your Tween Now — Phase2Parenting
As your tween grows, they’ll start to explore their own sexuality, which can be tough for parents to address. We chatted with Dr. Matt Hersh, a clinical psychologist, who provides some tips to initiate the “sex talk” conversation and what to cover in the discussion.
The Secret Life of Teens on Instagram - Overstuffed Life
Last weekend I dropped my 16-year-old daughter off at an event. I needed to talk to one of the other moms, so I waited around with Bria for a little while until that mom arrived. While we waited, Bria and her friends were talking about normal teenager stuff: school, music, and what someone had posted …
Best Halloween Movies for Teens!
Finding Halloween movies for teens can be challenging since the age range is pretty big. So, I put together this list to help you find a few. Some of these are old favorites, some are fairly new to the scene, and a couple were recommendations from friends that we cannot wait to try… #halloweenmoviesforteens #halloweenmovies #parentinghighschoolers
Don't Miss Amazon Prime Days!
There are so many things to love about Amazon! Let me count the ways... I'm telling you that I have learned so much about Amazon while writing this post! The options are endless and really amazing! #AmazonPrime #greatdeals #donotmisstheseprices
Why Being Your Children's Friend Is A Rotten Idea - Menopause, Marriage and Motherhood
👩👧💖Have you ever wondered what your children REALLY think of your parenting style (but you’re too afraid to ask)💖👩👧 I had a brainwave the other week: wouldn't it be cool to ask my kids what …
The Rise of Teen Identity Theft: What You Can Do | Parent Samurai
by Samurai Mom 7/12 update: Social distancing has created an incentive to move even more of our lives online. Here's a surprising fact: a…
The Life Lessons My Teens are Learning in 2020
Whenever I feel a moment of panic thinking that my children might not get as much out of online learning as they would from being in school, I pause and consider that they might be learning some of their hardest life lessons right now. I may not like the circumstances, but I can’t deny the education they’re getting now is one that will stay with them throughout their lives. And that’s something we can all be grateful for.
10 Teen Movies Guaranteed to Start a Conversation About Life | Parent Samurai
by Samurai Mom In searching for a safe way for us all to return to watching movies in large groups, Walmart is converting 160 of…
Motivating Teenagers - How To Stop Nagging Your Teen
Sicking of nagging your teens to get stuff done? Here's exactly how to start motivating teenagers WITHOUT being a nag (yes really!)
Parenting Help| Parenting Teens| Parent Coach
Nearly every teenager on the planet admits to lying about something—and the ones who don’t admit it are probably lying about that!